Hate Crimes

Digging up past to reveal scale of gay-hate deaths

The number of gay men murdered in gay-hate crimes between 1985 and 2000 in NSW may be as high as 70. Hundreds were hospitalised after assaults and thousands of gay men and lesbians were attacked. How was the scale of this not known?

Openly gay man says Christmas attack was a hate crime

An openly gay East Baltimore resident who was severely beaten Christmas night told police investigators that he believed that he was attacked because he is gay.

Lesbian who faked hate crime found guilty after pleading "no contest"

Judge Gale Pokorny finds Charlie Rogers guilty of staging a fake anti-gay hate crime that shocked both the citizens of Lincoln, Neb., and the nation -- first for the brutality of the alleged crime, and then for lying about the crime.